In the 1980s, the couple, founded by Buronson and Tetsuo Hara, gave birth to one of the most iconic mangas of all time. The violence was featured in Weekly Shonen Jump Hokuto no Ken, known to us as Ken the Warrior. The manga ends in the same decade, but its epic legend continues to this day.

So many spin-offs have been created on Ken the Warrior, and many of them are still in various magazines, but Tetsuo Hara is no longer directly involved in character world designs. At least until a few days ago, when the historical designer decided to take back the drawing tools and return to work on the character of Ken.

On its official website,, the mangaka usually adds various notes about what it does and what it likes. But on November 20, 2020 on the website ticked it an unedited illustration by Ken the Warrior what you can see below. The choice fell on Ken di Hokuto, who could be seen in profile, in the foreground and with the usual mysterious appearance. Obviously all created in black and white.

Tetsuo Hara was happy to start drawing the character again, but also notes how his tastes and traits have changed over time. give life to another Kenshiro compared to what was seen in action during Ken the Warrior's weekly release. The days when Tetsuo Hara thought he would stop drawing after his manga finished seem distant.

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